Botany Bay Bead

Sale price£12.95

Botany Bay is a bay in Broadstairs, Kent. It is a pretty sand beach with rock pools and a backdrop of chalk cliffs with a chalk stack. Botany Bay is a popular film location and with walkers along the Viking coastal trail and Kent Coastline walk. It is also a great place for water sports and fossil hunting.

Our pretty Botany Bay bead has been created using a white glass base bead portraying the chalk cliffs. The bead is then carefully rolled in a handmade glass frit (small shards of coloured glass) of red and blue. Using a special tool the surface of the bead is carefully pulled in different directions to make swirling patterns. These patterns represent the swirling water. Our Botany Bay bead is then tumbled to give it a matte finish.